Sous Vide cooking with Salmon

salmon_560_292One of the easiest way to start with sous vide cooking is by using a large pot of water directly on the stove top.  If this is your first experience, I recommend you try cooking salmon or any other type of fish, as they require to be cooked for a small 10 to 20 minutes.

Start by rubbing your choice of seasonings on the salmon before placing it in a plastic pouch or bag.  You can use the following combinations or be creative as much as you want.


What is Sous Vide?

Sous Vide cooking 560_315 under 100Sous Vide is a cooking technique in which food is put into airtight plastic bags and then, cooked in a water bath a longer than normal cooking time.   It allows the food to be cooked at a lower temperature than conventional cooking methods.  The goal is to cook the food evenly, while retaining moisture and also avoid overcooking the outside.   Cooking temperatures vary depending on the cooked item and allows to never worry about over or under cooking anything.  The temperatures typically vary from 131 °F (55 °C) to  140 °F (60 °C).